Cinco de Mayo is coming up, and you know what that means: it's time to brush up on where to get the best tacos in Fort Lauderdale! Even after May 5, you'll want to know this information the other 364 days of the year because who doesn't love great tacos?
Las Olas is a friendly neighborhood with cool bars and clubs perfect for a night out with your friends. It’s also home to Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar, one of the best places to tacos in Fort Lauderdale. With eight locations across the country, Rocco’s offers a taste of Mexican cuisine and over 425 varieties of tequila. The portions are pretty big, and their guacamole is excellent! As the sun goes down, so do the lights as local DJs take the stage to round up an incredible night in Fort Lauderdale.
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Zona Fresca lives by their motto of not serving your everyday Mexican food but Mexican food you can eat every day. The idea of Zona Fresca started in 1996 and, today, it has six successful locations in South Florida with one in Fort Lauderdale. Delicious tacos and burritos are mainstays at this restaurant where authentic Mexican food is done right at an affordable price!
Not your typical Mexican restaurant, Taco Bar has colorful skull décor reminiscent of the annual celebration of Dia de Los Muertos and a friendly staff who will welcome you to true Mexican cuisine in Fort Lauderdale. It’s an upscale-gourmet taquería with accessible prices and top-quality food that will make you want to visit them time and time again. Taco Bar also serves amazing enchiladas and tacos that make it an ideal spot to satisfy your weekly Mexican food craving.
The Bocos family started their culinary business with two restaurants in Cancun during the 1980s. In 2012, they decided to expand their brand by opening up Casa Frida in Fort Lauderdale. Casa Frida serves traditional dishes from different parts of Mexico such as Huevos rancheros, quesadillas, fajitas, and fresh ceviche. Each one of their meals is homemade as well as their sauces, moles, and desserts. Additionally, the restaurant’s décor is inspired by Frida Kahlo’s artwork and adds a beautiful touch to Casa Frida’s authentic atmosphere.
Famous for their tacos, El Guanaco Taquería y Antojitos serves some of the best Latin-American food in town as well as some of the best tacos in Fort Lauderdale. The Salvadorian/Mexican restaurant provides delicious meals in big portions and with the freshest ingredients on the market. Apart from their tacos, they also serve a mean steak churrasco. El Guanaco is rather small, and waits are usually long, but it’s totally worth it!
It’s time loosen up your belts and get a taste of some the best tacos in Fort Lauderdale for this upcoming Cinco de Mayo! If you already have a favorite Mexican restaurant in the city, be sure to let us know by commenting below. Find even more Mexican restaurants in Fort Lauderdale by registering on 954area, your free guide to everything in Fort Lauderdale.
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